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Maryland 9, Colorado 4, Baltimore 4, John Collins 2, Disabilities 2, Rob Roblin 2, Aurora 2, Us 2, Pennsylvania 2, Mcdonough 2, Obama 1, Michelle 1, Latebreaking 1, Watson 1, Anne Arundel County 1, I. Am 1, Druid 1, Wbal 1, Insta 1, Darrellto Watson Jr. 1,
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  NBC    11 News at Noon    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    July 20, 2012
    12:00 - 12:30pm EDT  

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with our whole home solution. get what you need in one easy package -- a $359 value. call 1-877-827-fios. that's 1-877-827-3467. contact the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. say goodbye to your old technology. welcome to life on fios. ♪ [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, latebreaking. this is wbal-tv. 11 news and. >> good afternoon. i. am. a gunman opens fire at a colorado movie theater, killing 14 people and injuring dozens more. this is a live picture from or aurora, colorado, where a shooting happened at a midnight showing of the new batman movie this is the suspect's home,
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where police reportedly found explosives. first, we want to go to john collins with the forecast. >> yesterday in the evening, pretty big rain came through the area. that has all gone away, but the front that caused it is still in the neighborhood. the risk of flooding still exists today the rain is now west of frederick. our risk of rain will go all the way through it to saturday as well. i will have more on the forecast and what happens this weekend coming up with our insta- weather-plus forecast. we will be watching this rain this afternoon. >> police arrest a man accused of leading officers on a pursuit from baltimore city into anne arundel county. stop darrellto watson jr. for a seat belt violation and druid hill avenue yesterday evening. he took off, leading police on a
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pursuit to the edge of baltimore city. sky team 11 followed the car onto i-95 and i-97, and then onto route 100. it crossed the center line and slammed into another car. the driver took off into the woods, but officers with the k-9 unit caught him in a vacant house. >> very scary, because i left work when i was supposed to come i could have been part of that accident. thank god i stated work a little late. >> watson not the owner of the vehicle and was in violation of april warrant. no one was injured during the chase. delegate pat mcdonough began working to defeat the dream act, a piece of legislation that would allow children of illegal immigrants to receive in-state tuition as long as their parents
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pay maryland taxes. umbc president believes that it would benefit maryland, but mcdonough believes it would be a bad move. >> it would cost hundreds of millions of dollars in three or four years and we don't have that money. no. 2, they will displace the lives of young people by taking slots they don't deserve because they are here illegally. >> the dream act will appear on ballots in november so voters can decide on the issue. artscape is officially underway bit more than 300,000 people are expected in baltimore this week and for america's largest free arts festival. rob roblin is in the thick of it at the arts and entertainment district with an update on all of the excitement. what is going on down there? >> you can smell the food already. artists have been setting up all morning. the audio was working real well
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on the stage right here. artscape is here. the 31st artscape. it started out with a few artists and vendors, and now 150 vendors and artists, bigger and better than before. >> we are expanding in all that farther up charles street this year -- a little bit farther out charles street this year. a lot of things going on in artscape. >> how many as a stage is now? >> three outdoor stages, and went inside as well. there is plenty to do inside as well as outside. >> as we all said, it is friede. -- fee. >> -- free. >> you don't have to pay for any of the shows. you can see a dance company, major, major world-class entertainers in baltimore.
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>> it is not cold. usually it is and burning hot. >> very nice weather. >> not like it was last year, and it seems like almost every year, 100 degrees or so. >> pretty good. >> thank you very much. rob roblin, wbal tv 11 news. >> i will be there tonight to introduce brian mcknight. coming up, it could have been a parent's worst nightmare pretty little girl grabbed by a stranger. where the suspect is now. and on the upswing, maryland, said the surge in value lately --
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>> now to our big story. a gunman opens fire at a colorado movie theater, killing a dozen people and injuring dozens more. the latest from aurora, colorado. >> the long awaited premiere of "the dark knight" turned into a
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terrifying scene. a man walked into a packed theater taking aim at everybody in sight. >> helmet, a gas mask, black armor. >> he had a big green can of gas and he threw it and it exploded. >> he waited for the bomb to explode before he made any move. that is when he began to shoot. >> got in my face, dead people around me. i was crying, and at one point i almost collapsed with a panic attack. >> at least 12 reported dead, close to 40 reported injured. this video captured the chaos outside the theater. >> we cannot get in. 3 or four ambulances brought in here. suspect had a gas mask.
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>> the police quickly captured the suspect. officials moved to secure the suspect's apartment. >> the statements made by the suspect himself during his arrest indicated that he had explosive material at his house. we are treating it with the utmost caution. >> doctors at the hospitals where the victims were taken were shaken. >> i don't know how you could be prepared for such a thing, but the staff did an excellent job. >> president obama scaled back campaign events and called on the country to unite in support of the victims and families. >> michelle and i will hug our girls a little tighter tonight, and i am sure you will do the same with your children. for the families who are not so lucky, we have to embrace them and let them know that we will be there for them as a nation. >> meanwhile, police in philadelphia make an arrest
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after a brazen adduction attempt. a man turned himself in right midnight this morning. you can see from the security video that he walked behind a 10-year-old girl, picked her up, and tried to run away with her. the girl did what she should have done in the situation, kicked and screamed. still to come, did you get a good night's sleep last night? tossing and turning in bed could lead to time spent in a nursing home. >> take a look at the sky. warm air is coming in, and with cooler air, we get clouds and rain. ocean city, the sun is breaking through the clouds. the beach is getting crowded. the bridge over the bay is busy at noon hour.
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75 at the airport, 79 at the inner harbor. inner harbor.
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>> home sales and prices in maryland art trending up, with sales increasing for the fifth consecutive month in june. gov. martin o'malley credited new state initiatives during a press conference yesterday. baltimore city saw the biggest gain in home values. >> all this is good news. it is good news for all of us, whether we own a home or not, because i.t. is good news for
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our jobs and good news for our economy. >> there are seven so-called targeted areas throughout maryland where home buyers can qualify for lower interest rate. if you're looking to buy a new home, $1 million could help, right? that is what you could win if you entered the ultimate potato chip contest. lays is asking customers to create a new flavor. the winner could take home either $1 million or 1% of their flavor's sales in 2013. we use smartphones for nearly everything these days. there is a whole host of apps that allow you to better care for your pets. >> hands -- makde that paws -- down the best app. it helps define shelters and
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rescue groups. you search by breed, age, gender, size to find that perfect pet waiting for you. your pet will need an name. the pet names iphone app helps you find one. this is an easy-to-use a guide to find pet-friendly hotels and restaurants where your pet is as welcome as you are, for the iphone and android. ikibble is useful if you like to give your pet people food. search which foods are ok for your dog to eat and which are not. pet-o-meter helps you and your dog stay in shape but tracking daily walks and even has a list
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of recommended exercises for your dog. the best part of these apps is they are all free trade if you want to check it out, go to mine y tech blog. i have links for everything i just showed you. >> now, your insta-weather-plus forecast was john collins. >> a couple of sprinkles, overcast, but out to the west, was word, there are showers right now. not moving fast, but i.t. is moving east. some of the rain later on could get heavy. a quick look at the traffic camera, u.s. 50, sandy point, going east. something is tying things up on the bridge.
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rainfall, last night, a band from northwest to carroll county to the eastern part, two to three inches of rain, and up to four inches sure parksville and the inner harbor. 3.5 inches of rain all over the area. the greens you see are want to two inches of rain. flooding could be an issue later today. pollen count is low at 5. the rain lost all that stuff out of the atmosphere. south, readings are in the upper seventies to low 80s. mid-70's around the baltimore area. green around the maryland- pennsylvania line. dew points are beginning to fall off.
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sultry air. there is a boundary here, and the dew points are around 70. that is the drier air coming in. we see the position of these clouds here. it runs over the drier air of pennsylvania. there is the boundary. we trigger rain shower activity. we have this area of rain west of town, and more may develop this afternoon. thunderstorms are a possibility today and tonight. that could have a consequence in flooding. 82 to 87 the high. flood watch in effect. harford county, baltimore county, points west. that will be in effect through the evening hours.
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here is our futurecast, showing a band of rain coming in. there will be several times before we push everything to the south. sunbreaks later in the day. monday also looks pretty good. additional rain threat. sunday looks all right. temperatures will be in the 80's. 84 today. there. -- tough time getting their b -- there. must've monday is all right. monday night and tuesday, rain again. >> it seems that tossing and turning in bed could increase your chances of living in a nursing home later in life. a study from johns hopkins shows
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that older woman who look up often during the night had higher odds of going to nursing centers. researchers say it warrants further study. researchers from the university of minnesota's school of medicine tracked more than 700 men for a decade after they were diagnosed with prostate cancer. 5.8% of the men who had surgery die from their prostate cancer a decade after diagnosis. -- it was 8.4% of those who elected not to treat the cancer. the orangutan known for her prowess on the ipad is now fighting cancer. >> now, beautiful.
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>> -- yeah, beautiful. >> this primate's prowess on the ipad made her a celebrity earlier this year. >> we knew that something was off when she was not as hungry or active. was it a virus or cold? >> she ended up needing surgery for an intestinal blockage. tissue samples were sent for analysis. >> the diagnosis was cancer, which was more than a shock. >> they sent samples to a laboratory in miami. >> is the study of looking at similarities end of insists between animals and humans. >> in this case, there were no differences. >> this looks like an aggressive lesion. >> had he not been told of this patient was entering 10 -- was an orangutan.
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>> the disease itself looks exactly like what is seen in human beings. >> that could be good news for peanut. she has a form of lymphoma that is treatable in humans. >> this is my first orangutan. >> in humans, we can cure 7% to 80% of people -- 70% to 80% of people. we will be careful and use lower doses initially. >> coming up next, your maryland lottery numbers, and another check of the insta-weather-plus forecast. first, a look at wall street. the first time i saw fios it was absolutely amazing.
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